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  • the superior of an abbey of monks

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  • the superior of an abbey of monks

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Abbot'


  • Abbot: Christianity. For the term's use in Buddhism, see Abbot (Buddhism). For other uses, see Abbot (disambiguation). Abbot, meaning father, is an ecclesiastical title
  • George Abbot (bishop): For other people with the same name, see George Abbot (disambiguation). George Abbot (19 October 1562 – 5 August 1633) was an English divine who was Archbishop
  • Abbot of Iona: The Abbot of Iona was the head of Iona Abbey during the Middle Ages and the leader of the monastic community of Iona, as well as the overlord of scores
  • Abbot (surname): Abbot is an English surname derived from the word "abbot". The surname may refer to: Abiel Abbot (1770–1828), American pastor Bec Abbot, Canadian singer
  • Newton Abbot: place. For the parliamentary constituency, see Newton Abbot (UK Parliament constituency). Newton Abbot is a market town and civil parish on the River Teign
  • Charles Greeley Abbot: For other people named Charles Abbot, see Charles Abbot (disambiguation). Charles Greeley Abbot (May 31, 1872 – December 17, 1973) was an American astrophysicist
  • Abbot Academy: Abbot Academy (also known as Abbot Female Seminary and AA) was an independent boarding preparatory school for women boarding and day students in grades
  • Newton Abbot A.F.C.: Newton Abbot A.F.C. was a football club based in Newton Abbot, Devon, England. They were established in 1964. In the 2005–06 season, they reached the Second
  • The Abbot: For other uses, see Abbot (disambiguation). The Abbot (1820) is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott. A sequel to The Monastery, it is one of Scott's
  • Francis Ellingwood Abbot: Francis Ellingwood Abbot (November 6, 1836 – October 23, 1903) was an American philosopher and theologian who sought to reconstruct theology in accord

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Meaning of the Name 'Abbot'


  • Meaning: Father
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Gender: Male


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* I now know how Abbot felt when Costello left, how Brinkley felt when Huntley left, how Sears felt when Roebuck left, and, of course, how Dan Rather felt when Connie left. (at Robert MacNeil's retirement dinner) - Jim Lehrer


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